MORE names have been added to the list of speakers coming to town for the Marlborough LitFest.

Novelist William Boyd, bestselling author Kate Mosse and historical fiction author, Katie Hickman are all attending the three-day festival.

Mr Boyd will talk about new book, Love is Blind, a tale set in the 19th century that follows a young musician through Paris, St Petersburg and Edinburgh.

Ms Mosse will talk about the first novel in her new historical series The Burning Chambers and Ms Hickman will open up about her new thriller The House at Bishopsgate, the final book in her trilogy set in 17th-century London.

Back by popular demand, The Translation Duel, chaired by editor and translator Danny Hahn, along with two French translators, will also take place.

Kay Newman of the Marlborough LitFest said: “We are delighted with our mix of new, emerging authors and more familiar household names to this year’s festival.”

The LitFest takes place from September 28-30.